Lessons Learned: The 85th Texas Legislature

While Texas’ 85th Legislative Session has been touted as one of the most contentious sessions in recent memory, mental and behavioral health funding and programming received important time and attention – largely due to the formation of the Interim Select Committee on Mental Health. Below is a brief summary of both the regular session and the special session and the status of MHA of Greater Houston’s legislative agenda.
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MHA Houston 85th Legislative Briefing [Regular and Special]

As always, The Texas Tribune is an incredible resource in Austin. Please listen to recordings of their recent TribFest, which covered important topics including mental health, maternal mortality and the future of Medicaid.

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